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Ethan Bennett Farnum (November 10, 1826, Cheshire, Massachusetts – c. 1878) was one of the first residents of Deadwood (then in the Dakota Territory), who was not a miner or prospector; he was the owner of a general store. [1]

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Al Swearengen

Ellis Albert "Al" Swearengen (8 July 1845 – 15 November 1904) was an American pimp and early entertainment entrepreneur in Deadwood, South Dakota, who ran the Gem Theater, a notorious brothel, for 22 years.

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Board of education

A board of education, school committee or school board is the board of directors or board of trustees of a school, local school district or higher administrative level.

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Cheshire, Massachusetts

Cheshire is a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming

Cheyenne (Arapaho: Hítesííno'óowú') is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County.

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Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States.

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Dakota Territory

The Territory of Dakota was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 2, 1861, until November 2, 1889, when the final extent of the reduced territory was split and admitted to the Union as the states of North and South Dakota.

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Deadwood (TV series)

Deadwood is an American western television series created, produced, and largely written by David Milch and aired on the premium cable network HBO from March 21, 2004, to August 27, 2006, spanning three 12-episode seasons.

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Deadwood, South Dakota

Deadwood (Lakota: Owáyasuta; "To approve or confirm things") is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County.

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An epidemic (from Greek ἐπί epi "upon or above" and δῆμος demos "people") is the rapid spread of infectious disease to a large number of people in a given population within a short period of time, usually two weeks or less.

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Fire department

A fire department (United States and Canada) or fire brigade (United Kingdom and Commonwealth) (also known as a fire and rescue service or simply fire service) is a public or private organization that provides predominantly emergency firefighting and rescue services for a certain jurisdiction, which is typically a municipality, county, or fire protection district.

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General store

A general store, general merchandise store, general dealer or village shop is a rural or small town store that carries a general line of merchandise.

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George Hearst

George Hearst (September 3, 1820 – February 28, 1891) was a wealthy American businessman and United States Senator, and the father of newspaperman William Randolph Hearst.

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HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable and satellite television network that is owned by Home Box Office Inc., an operating subsidiary of Time Warner.

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Infection is the invasion of an organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to these organisms and the toxins they produce.

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Justice of the peace

A justice of the peace (JP) is a judicial officer, of a lower or puisne court, elected or appointed by means of a commission (letters patent) to keep the peace.

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A miner is a person who extracts ore, coal, or other minerals from the earth through mining.

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Pest house

A pest house, pesthouse or fever shed was a type of building used for persons afflicted with communicable diseases such as tuberculosis, cholera, smallpox or typhus.

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Prospecting is the first stage of the geological analysis (second - exploration) of a territory; physical search for minerals, fossils, precious metals or mineral specimens, and is also known as fossicking.

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A quarantine is used to separate and restrict the movement of persons; it is a 'state of enforced isolation'.

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Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by either of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor.

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Sol Star

Solomon "Sol" Star (December 20, 1840 – October 10, 1917) was an early resident of the town of Deadwood, South Dakota.

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Street sweeper

A street sweeper or street cleaner may refer to either a person's occupation, or a machine that cleans streets.

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Telegraphy (from Greek: τῆλε tele, "at a distance" and γράφειν graphein, "to write") is the long-distance transmission of textual/symbolic (as opposed to verbal or audio) messages without the physical exchange of an object bearing the message.

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William Sanderson

William Sanderson (born January 10, 1948) is an American character actor famous for his role as Larry (with 2 brothers named Darryl) on the 1980s television series Newhart.

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Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._B._Farnum

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